After a debut fight on February 2008, Jason Escalera (age 34) has now built a record of 15 wins, 4 losses, 1 draws over a 20 fight career so far. Escalera's longest KO streak is 6 fights long out of his 20 pro career fights.
Starting as he means to go on, Escalera got off to an explosive start in his debut, defeating Jeff Gross in 1 rounds and becoming the only person to have stopped Gross to date. Escalera built on his successful start to his career by fighting 4 times in 2008 and 3 times in 2010 which included fights against Jesus Torres, Andre Espeut and Joe Park to name just a few.
Escalera then went on to fight and beat Andre Espeut on August 27th, 2009 maintaining his unbeaten record. Showing his class against Espeut, Escalera was the 2nd person to go the distance with this opponent. Fights against Mickey Scarborough, Mustafah Johnson, Jesus Torres and 2 others followed where he won all 5 fights taking his winning streak to 12 wins.
Furthering his career, Escalera fought Marcus Brooks on February 4th, 2012 and advanced his winning streak to 13 wins. Brooks was stopped in the 4th round via TKO meaning Escalera was the first person to stop this opponent. Fight against followed taking his record to 13-0-1.
Edwin Rodriguez was next in line for Escalera where unfortunately, he was defeated on September 29th, 2012 taking his record to 13-1-1. Escalera faced the first defeat of his career against Edwin Rodriguez in the 8th round of a 10 round fight via TKO. Escalera then went on to win a further 3 fights taking his record to 15 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw.
Escalera went into his next fight against Badou Jack on August 30th, 2014 with a career record of 15-3-1. Outclassed, Escalera took another loss as the judges awarded Jack the UD win on a great performance.
Escalera's next defeat of his career came against J'leon Love on June 21st, 2015. Once again Escalera was in a tough fight, one that proved to be a step too far in Escalera's latest fight. Opponent Love fought well and was rewarded with a win, and crowned only the 2nd man to stop Escalera in the process. The fight ended in round 7 via TKO.